Pete Licata

Former WBC winner Pete Licata releases first book

Pete Licata, 2013 World Barista Champion and R&D Coffee Consultant for Nomad Coffee Group, has announced the release of hist first book, How to Get the Best from Your Coffee. The book focuses on pour-over filter brewing, though Pete says most of the details can also be applied to batch brewing, immersion, and espresso.
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University of Newcastle study reveals brewing method with most caffeine

Crema Coffee Garage and the University of Newcastle have released a report measuring the caffeine content of coffee when prepared via different brewing methods. Espresso was found to have the highest concentration, which extracted 4200 milligrams of caffeine per litre. “While caffeine analysis of espresso has been explored, we found there was little information that showcased caffeine content in other methods and even fewer resources contextualised that data for the Australian market and consumers,” Crema Coffee Garage Project Manager Ravelle King says. “The results of this study are a guide to understanding which brew methods produce more or less caffeine, allowing consumers to make more informed decisions about how they consume coffee.”
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Bombora Coffee + Water Supplies looks at the latest filters

Filter brewing in its simplest form is coffee extracted with hot water. There’s always many brewing variables that can impact flavour, such as the freshness of the coffee, the recipe used and technique, whether it be via AeroPress, V60 Pour Over, or Clever Coffee Dripper, for instance. But at the end of the day, the outcome should be an uncomplicated and tasty extraction. Despite the constant improvement of technology embedded into high-tech espresso machines, sometimes it’s nice to acknowledge the beauty in simplistic brewing methods. The functionality of such devices has not changed much over the years, but new tools have made their way on the market to enhance the filter brewing process, and the team at Bombora is excited to welcome them to the market. Let’s take a look at our newest additions that are perfect for the home user, barista, and volume-driven café looking for an upgrade.  
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